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White House Nears Decision on Troops for Liberia

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White House Nears Decision on Troops for Liberia

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White House Nears Decision on Troops for Liberia

White House Nears Decision on Troops for Liberia

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Secretary of State Colin Powell says President Bush is likely to make a decision within days on U.S. intervention in Liberia. U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, European officials and Liberian leaders want Washington to commit U.S. troops to the West African nation to help enforce a cease-fire in Liberia's long-running civil war. NPR's Vicky O'Hara reports.